Odin. Etymology Odin's name is formed from "óðr" and the suffix "-inn".
Old Norse had two different words spelled óðr, one an adjective and the other a noun. Queen of Sheba. The Queen of Sheba (Hebrew: מלכת שבא, Malkaṯ Šəḇâ in Biblical Hebrew; Malkat Sh'va in Modern Hebrew; Ge'ez: ንግሥተ ሳባ, Nigiste Saba (Nəgəstä Saba); Arabic: ملكة سبأ, Malikat Sabaʾ) was a monarch of the ancient kingdom of Sheba and is referred to in Yemenite and Ethiopian history, the Bible, the Qur'an, Yoruba customary tradition, and Josephus.
She is widely assumed to have been a queen regnant, but, since there is no historical proof of this, she may have been a queen consort. The location of her kingdom is uncertain. Wallis Budge believes it to be Ethiopia while Islamic tradition says Yemen. More modern scholarship suggests it was the South Arabian kingdom of Saba. Diverse references Dagon the Fish-God "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.
You shall have no other gods before me. " It’s been said, “God made man in his own image, and then man kindly returned the favor.” A good working definition of an idol is anything that is loved or feared more than God. It is a substitute or replacement for true worship. Idols are entreated for the protection, power, & blessing of individuals and nations. Idol Worship - Undulations of Thoughts. Kimberly Schneider - Manifestation Maven Blog. By Kimberly Schneider | January 5, 2010 I’ve always been fascinated with ancient civilizations.
As a child one of my favorite books was a Childcraft Encyclopedia volume about the seven wonders of the ancient world. I started reading adult historical fiction books about Rome, Greece, the Holy Land and Celtic tribes before I turned 10. I majored in Classical Studies in college, taking 30 hours of Latin and continuing my fascination with cultures that had thrived thousands of years before I was born. More recently my focus has been on Celtic spirituality, which I’ve studied and taught for over a decade. I suppose I succumbed a romantic notion that the spiritual life of ancient people had more immediacy and relevance than in the modern world, where we are constantly distracted by technology, information, celebrity and “news.”
Last summer I discovered a place where the old magic I imagined still lives: western Ireland. Part II. Early Religions Of The Irish: Well-Worship. Sacred Texts Wicca & Neo-Paganism Index Previous Next THAT so wet a country as Ireland should have so great a reverence for wells, is an evidence how early the primitive p. 239.
Red Phrygian cap. SECRETS ILLUMINISM in the Ozarks. Sapiential Books. Untitled. Their Influence and Power from Antiquity to the Present Day By Michael Howard Destiny Books Copyright © 2008 Michael Howard All right reserved.
ISBN: 9781594772030 from Chapter 3. Fleur-de-lis. Rome. Rome (/ˈroʊm/; Italian: Roma pronounced [ˈroːma] ( ); Latin: Rōma) is a city and special comune (named "Roma Capitale") in Italy.
Rome is the capital of Italy and also of the Province of Rome and of the region of Lazio. With 2.7 million residents in 1,285.3 km2 (496.3 sq mi), it is also the country's largest and most populated comune and fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. The urban area of Rome extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of around 3.8 million. Between 3.2 and 4.2 million people live in Rome metropolitan area. The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber within Lazio (Latium). Serapeum. Egyptian Serapea Alexandria WikiMiniAtlas Serapeum, quod licet minuatur exilitate verborum, atriis tamen columnariis amplissimis et spirantibus signorum figmentis et reliqua operum multitudine ita est exornatum, ut post Capitolium, quo se venerabilis Roma in aeternum attollit, nihil orbis terrarum ambitiosius cernat.
The Serapeum, splendid to a point that words would only diminish its beauty, has such spacious rooms flanked by columns, filled with such life-like statues and a multitude of other works of such art, that nothing, except the Capitolium, which attests to Rome's venerable eternity, can be considered as ambitious in the whole world. THE SEVEN ANNUAL SACRED FEASTS OF THE OLD COVENANT: The Feasts of Remembrance. Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai (Arabic: طور سيناء Ṭūr Sīnāʼ or جبل موسى Jabal Mūsá ; Egyptian Arabic: Gabal Mūsa, lit.
"Moses' Mountain" or "Mount Moses"; Hebrew: הר סיני Har Sinai), also known as Mount Horeb, is a mountain in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt that is a possible location of the biblical Mount Sinai. The latter is mentioned many times in the Book of Exodus in the Torah, the Bible, and the Quran. According to Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition, the biblical Mount Sinai was the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments. Geography Mount Sinai is a 2,285-metre (7,497 ft) moderately high mountain near the city of Saint Catherine in the Sinai region. It is next to Mount Catherine (at 2,629 m or 8,625 ft, the highest peak in Egypt). It is surrounded on all sides by higher peaks of the mountain range.
Geology Religious significance Mount Sinai depicted on Georgian manuscript. Comparative religion. Comparative religion is the branch of the study of religions concerned with the systematic comparison of the doctrines and practices of the world's religions.
In general the comparative study of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics and the nature and form of salvation. Studying such material is meant to give one a richer and more sophisticated understanding of human beliefs and practices regarding the sacred, numinous, spiritual and divine. In the field of comparative religion, the main world religions are generally classified as Abrahamic (aka Western Asian or Western), Dharmic (aka Indian) or Taoic (aka East Asian or Far Eastern).
Abrahamic or Western Asian religions Nucleus. Ancient Quest - Home Page. Book Release: The Templars & the Grail Now available 2007: The Knights Templar Encyclopedia Who were the Rosicrucians? Celtic rose. Chaos magic. The chaosphere is a popular symbol of chaos magic. Many variants exist. For more, see Symbol of Chaos. General principles Chaos magicians are often seen by other occultists as dangerous or worrisome revolutionaries. History Lucifer. Lucifer is the second of the archangels created by God and the creator of demons. Lucifer was sealed away in the Cage for centuries for the creation of demon kind until his release caused by Sam Winchester, where he would go about bringing forth the Apocalypse, until he was re-sealed with in the Cage by Sam where he is currently trapped with Michael and Adam Milligan.
History God created the archangels; Michael, Lucifer, Raphael, and Gabriel. Lucifer formed an especially strong bond with his brother Michael. After the creation of mankind, Lucifer began to argue with his brothers and with God over these new, imperfect beings. In 1972, Azazel possesses a priest at St. The Shepherd of Hermas. The Shepherd of Hermas (Greek: Ποιμὴν τοῦ Ἑρμᾶ; sometimes just called The Shepherd) is a Christian literary work of the 2nd century, considered a valuable book by many Christians, and considered canonical scripture by some of the early Church fathers such as Irenaeus. The Shepherd had great authority in the 2nd and 3rd centuries. It was bound as part of the New Testament in the Codex Sinaiticus, and it was listed between the Acts of the Apostles and the Acts of Paul in the stichometrical list of the Codex Claromontanus. The work comprises five visions, twelve mandates, and ten parables. Rich man and Lazarus.
Gospel. Gospel Of Thomas Greek Text A. From "The Apocryphal New Testament" M.R. James-Translation and Notes Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924. India and Nepal: sacred centres and anthropological researches - Makhan Jha. Gulshan-i Raz. Gulshan-i Raz or Gulshan-e Raz (Persian: گلشن راز, "Rose Garden of Secrets") is a collection of poems written in the 14th century by Sheikh Mahmoud Shabestari. List of mythological places. The Dark Bible: History.